Maryland: Gaithersburg, MD

Trained 21 CHWs in the Hispanic community

Who: Trained 21 CHWs in the Hispanic community in partnership with Destiny Church.

Where: Montgomery County, MD

When: Fall 2016. Now, the community health workers have monthly group meetings to continue their education and to work as a group to address the health needs of their community.

What: CHWs trained how to prevent and manage nutrition related disease like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol; trained in CPR and first aid and how to take all vital signs, like blood pressure; trained on how to connect their community to resources, specifically in maternal care and mental health

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